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Dunkerron Mountains Area
Place count in area: 65, OSI/LPS Maps: 78, 83, 84, 85 
Highest place:
Stumpa Dúloigh, 784m
Maximum height for area: 784 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 528 metres,

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Doire Gharb Hill Kerry County, in Binnion List, Green sandstone & purple siltstone Bedrock

Height: 382m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V85728 77075
Place visited by 9 members. Recently by: MichaelE, ciarraioch, thomas_g, eamonoc, frankmc04, markmjcampion, chalky, Cobhclimber, Conor74
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Longitude: -9.662176, Latitude: 51.934587 , Easting: 85728, Northing: 77075 Prominence: 115m,  Isolation: 1.6km
ITM: 485703 577136,   GPS IDs, 6 char: DrGhrb, 10 char: DrGhrb
Bedrock type: Green sandstone & purple siltstone, (Glenflesk Chloritic Sandstone Formation)

Doire Gharb is the 901st highest place in Ireland.

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It has a name!
by Conor74  14 Jan 2014
Well I never knew! Have climbed this a few times at the start or end of a walk either coming from the Peakeen//Derrgarriff sided if parked at Finnihy Lake, or coming from or going to Boughill and parked at Molls Gap. As you can guess from the foregoing, this doesn't lack for parking nearby and access is fairly straightforward, it really is just an outcrop. Be careful if parked at Finnihy Lake, access from that side is about as muddy as I've seen anywhere, and haven't found an obvious way around it. There are also one or two fences coming from either side. If you fancy a scramble there is a neat gully on the south east side overlooking a corry from which a glacier flowed down to Kenmare a long time ago, but getting across to the gully can be tricky enough as one is traversing a steep enough section with no obvious path Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1075/comment/15786/
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